Definition:Inscribe

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Definition

Circle in Polygon

A circle is inscribed in a polygon when it is tangent to each of the sides of that polygon:

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Polygon in Circle

A polygon is inscribed in a circle when each of its vertices lies on the circumference of the circle:

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Polygon in Polygon

A polygon is inscribed in another polygon when each of its vertices lies on the corresponding side of the other polygon.


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